Alpine Meadows Ski Resort

  • Alpine Meadows Ski Resort at Lake Tahoe
  • Alpine Meadows bluebird powder day at Lake Tahoe
  • Alpine Meadows view of Lake Tahoe from Alpine Bowl Chair at Alpine Meadows
  • Alpine Meadows Apres Ski at the chalet at Lake Tahoe
  • Skier riding groomer at Alpine Meadows at Lake Tahoe
  • Group at the Ice Bar at Alpine Meadows at Lake Tahoe
  • View of Lake Tahoe from Alpine Meadows ski resort
  • Snowboarders on the Pacific Crest North Bowls at Lake Tahoe
  • Patrol dogs and their handlers at Lake Tahoe
  • Skiers enjoying the deck at Alpine Meadows at Lake Tahoe
  • Inversion layer and skiers at Lake Tahoe
  • Alpine Meadows Ski Resort at Lake Tahoe
  • Alpine Meadows bluebird powder day at Lake Tahoe
  • Alpine Meadows view of Lake Tahoe from Alpine Bowl Chair at Alpine Meadows
  • Alpine Meadows Apres Ski at the chalet at Lake Tahoe
  • Skier riding groomer at Alpine Meadows at Lake Tahoe
  • Group at the Ice Bar at Alpine Meadows at Lake Tahoe
  • View of Lake Tahoe from Alpine Meadows ski resort
  • Snowboarders on the Pacific Crest North Bowls at Lake Tahoe
  • Patrol dogs and their handlers at Lake Tahoe
  • Skiers enjoying the deck at Alpine Meadows at Lake Tahoe
  • Inversion layer and skiers at Lake Tahoe

About Alpine Meadows

Tucked between Truckee and Tahoe City, Alpine Meadows Resort is a picturesque playground for families and off-the-radar thrill-seekers alike. Chalet-style lodges and approachable hospitality mean that the skiing and riding experience always comes first. From easy-riding progression parks to wide-open bowls, Alpine Meadows brings an exciting challenge to any level of skier or snowboarder. And with more than 100 trails spread over 2,400 acres, mountain adventures (and groomed runs) await at every bump, jump and chairlift. Visit one of Lake Tahoe's hidden gem ski resorts today! 

Alpine Meadows Ski Resort 
2600 Alpine Meadows Rd
Alpine Meadows, CA 96146 
(800)-403-0206
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Frequently Asked Questions about Alpine Meadows

Where is Alpine Meadows? 

Alpine Meadows is located in Tahoe City, a community in California's Placer County near Lake Tahoe. The address is 2600 Alpine Meadows Rd Alpine Meadows, CA 96146. 

What state is Alpine Meadows in? 

Alpine Meadows is in California. It is located in Placer County near Lake Tahoe. 

How far is Alpine Meadows from Squaw Valley? 

Alpine Meadows is 6.7 miles from Squaw Valley. It is just 1.4 miles down highway 89 between the two access roads. 

How far is Alpine Meadows from Lake Tahoe? 

Alpine Meadows is located just 7.2 miles from Lake Tahoe. Alpine Meadows has even better views of the lake than Squaw Valley does, especially off of the aptly-named Lakeview chair. 

How far is Alpine Meadows from Reno, Nevada? 

Alpine Meadows is located just 50.9 miles from Reno, Nevada. The closest international airport to Squaw Valley is the Reno Tahoe International Airport. 

How far is Alpine Meadows from San Francisco? 

Alpine Meadows is 209 miles from San Francisco, or about a 4.5-hour drive. Always be mindful of road conditions when traveling to Squaw Valley from the Bay Area. 

What are the characteristics of Alpine Meadows? 

Alpine Meadows is known for its laid-back atmosphere, old-school vibes, lake views, hike-to terrain, and amazing bowl skiing. 

Are Squaw and Alpine connected? 

Squaw and Alpine are not connected at this time, but a project to connect the two mountains via a base-to-base gondola is underway. Lift tickets will work at both Squaw and Alpine, and you can go between the two using the Squaw Alpine Shuttle. 

Can you ski from Squaw to Alpine? 

At this time, there is not terrain connecting Squaw and Alpine. A project to connect the two mountains via a base-to-base gondola is underway. Lift tickets will work at both Squaw and Alpine, and you can go between the two using the Squaw Alpine Shuttle. 

Trail Classification
  • Beginner: 25%
  • Intermediate: 40%
  • Advanced: 35%

Skiable Acres: 2,400

Trails: 100+

Bowls: 7

Terrain Parks: 2

Lift System
  • High Speed 6-Pack: 1
  • High Speed Quads: 3
  • Fixed Grip Triple Chairs: 2
  • Fixed Grip Double Chairs: 5
  • Surface Lifts: 2

Total Lifts: 13

Uphill Capacity: 19,378 people per hour

Snow
  • Average Annual Snowfall: 450 inches
  • Snowmaking: 9 out of 13 lifts
Climate 
  • Nov: 47 high, 24 low
  • Dec: 40 high, 20 low
  • Jan: 36 high, 16 low
  • Feb: 39 high, 18 low
  • Mar: 44 high, 21 low
  • Apr: 50 high, 26 low
  • May: 60 high, 32 low
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